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Leftists melt down over Alabama governor signing strongest abortion ban in USA

Leftists melt down over Alabama governor signing strongest abortion ban in USA

Her proposals come as Missouri joins Alabama, Georgia and other states in advancing laws that limit abortion access - with Alabama's law drawing skepticism from some anti-abortion Republicans as too draconian, given its lack of an exception for cases of rape or incest.

"Take a look. these are the idiots making decisions for WOMEN in America", the pop star wrote on IG next to a photo of all the men who voted in favor of the bill, "Governor Kay Ivey.SHAME ON YOU!" The rule keeps abortion care out of reach for many low-income and marginalized women who rely on Medicaid and the Indian Health Service for their healthcare.

Missouri's vote comes days after Alabama lawmakers approved, and the governor signed, a ban on abortions at any stage of pregnancy.

The issue of abortion has been thrust into the national dialogue after a series of states controlled by Republicans began passing legislation to enact hardline bans.

Hillary Clinton tweeted thanks to Planned Parenthood on Thursday, applauding the abortion provider for promising to fight against state bans on women's "constitutional rights".

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a townhall event in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., May 10, 2019.

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Abortion opponents are hoping the moves will prompt the nation's highest court, which now has a conservative majority, to overturn its landmark decision in the case known as Roe vs Wade. The only legal option for those seeking an abortion would be if the pregnant person's life were at risk, and doctors who perform an "illegal" abortion would face decades in prison. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, also a 2020 candidate, said, "This is a war on women, and it is time to fight like hell".

Warren also pushed for the rejection of limitations on abortion access proposed by President Donald Trump's administration, including a rule that would block certain federally funded clinics from providing counsel regarding abortions as part of the family planning process.

Next, Warren said Congress should require that all health care insurance cover abortions.

The Missouri bill, HB 126, would also change the state's parental notification requirements so that rather than needing written consent from one parent in order for a minor to have an abortion, both parents would need to be notified.

Democratic California Rep. Katie Porter also asserted that banning abortion will lead to deaths. Governor Brian Kemp (R-GA) signed the bill into law despite a threatened boycott by Hollywood, headed by the radical pro-abortion activist, actress Alyssa Milano.